Entries by Matt McDonald

Victorians banned from QLD as govt tightens border measures

Victorians will be completely blocked from entering Queensland and will be turned around at borders and airports. The State Government has announced Victorians will no longer be given the option to go into mandatory hotel quarantine for 14 days as the coronavirus situation in Victoria worsens. All others returning from Victoria, including Queensland residents, will […]

Vic teen tests positive for COVID-19 in NSW

A Victorian teenager holidaying on the New South Wales South Coast has tested positive to COVID-19 as officials consider even tougher border measures to prevent an outbreak in the state. The boy was informed of their positive test while on a family holiday in Merimbula. New South Wales health officials say they were not from […]

Victoria records 134 new COVID-19 ahead of mass lockdown

Victoria has recorded a further 134 new cases of coronavirus as millions of Melbourne residents prepare to go back into lockdown for six weeks. Victoria’s total number of cases has climbed to 2942 with 860 of those currently active. There are now 41 people being treated in hospitals across the state, with seven of those […]

Premier confident border reopening won’t lead to fresh outbreak

The Premier has played down fears the reopening of Queensland’s borders on Friday will put the state at risk of a fresh COVID-19 outbreak. It comes as Queensland once again recorded no new coronavirus cases. The State’s total stands at 1068 with just two active cases, including one on the Gold Coast. An 81-year-old man […]

Melbourne locked down as COVID-19 crisis deepens

The whole of Melbourne will be placed into lockdown for the next six weeks as the city struggles to deal with its coronavirus outbreak. All local government areas in Melbourne along with the Mitchell Shire to the city’s north will have Stage 3 restrictions reimposed from 11.59pm on Wednesday. Residents will only be allowed to […]